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not listen to roberts on the healthcare case and roberts took it back and made it his own, we'll see if he keeps it the roberts court this term. >> eliot: editor of the new republic, thank you for your insights tonight. >> thank you. >> eliot: the mile high city of denver we'll preview the presidential debate, but as soon as we're off the air i'll participate in my own debate taking on glenn beck in the war of the words live from denver. you don't want to miss it. check out www.facebook.com/ www.facebook.com/current to find out where you can tune in. next, my take on the supreme court. that's ahead in my view. i don't after 18 years on death row for murder that he didn't commit. he joins us coming up. but right now let's check in with jennifer granholm in "the war room." what have you got for us tonight. >> jennifer: tonight we're going to do some myth busting or better put mitt busting romney claims the president will lie in the debates but we have done some fact checking. if there is anyone who has run fast and loose with the truth it's romney in the campaign. we'll get analysis and pre-
on taxes on deficit on wall street reform, on medicare and healthcare. >> eliot: on "good morning america," comedian jon stewart said he tried the same strategy in an upcoming debate with bile o'reilly. >> strategy that obama took, it is the rope-a-dope but instead of letting your opponent punch himself out you just get beat up. >> eliot: ouch. piling insult on top of self-inflicted injury, john sununu told msnbc's andrea mitchell -- >> what people saw last night i think, was a president that revealed his incompetence, how lazy and detached he is. >> did you really mean to call barack obama the president of the united states lazy? >> he didn't want to prepare for this debate. he's lazy and disengaged. >> eliot: wow. asked if sununu's comments had overtones, it seems that way. obama's senior adviser david axelrod thinks romney's say what works strategy will ultimately work against him. >> eliot: which had better mean the next debate unless the president wants to see this slip away from him. joining me now rolling
political debate, it's up 44,000. if you talk about percentage of gdp and healthcare, this is a number we want to come down, this is a number motiving in the wrong way what do we make of this. >> it confirms what we knew for a while. we're in an anemic recovery, a fragile recovery. it's good but it does not change wherethe depressed place where many americans are. nobody thinks that president obama is going to steal an election on trumpeting unemployment. it is still a high number. and it forces the administration that will be leveled against him. >> eliot: let's talk politics. wednesday night mitt romney had the best day of his campaign. head to head against the president, and the president was not performing up to par not what we expect of him as a communicator, what we expect, articulating is what he's all about. suddenly the winds have been taken out of the sails of mitt romney a little bit, the data, the real data, there are so many things that ever three of us do is not there to substantiate his claim. what can he now do to say i really do have an engine of growth that i am going to
for healthcare in tomorrow's debate? i'll be chatting with molly and dave sirota. i'll be debating glenn beck. 10:00 p.m. tonight east coast time mr. beck and i will be arguing the issues of the day here at denver's fillmore auditorium. you don't want to miss this. go to facebook.com/current and find out where you can catch our war of the wordsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsdsds >> eliot: welcome back to denver where we're previewing tomorrow's presidential debate. if romney is the grandfather of obama care and obama the father, then we should get a chance tomorrow to learn just how far the apple actually falls from the tree. here to discuss one of the most intriguing debate topics for tomorrow, healthcare is political correspondent for the atlantic molly ball and dave sirota cohost of the run-down with sirota and brown. molly, let me start with you. it has always struck me as bizarre, almost hypocritical for mitt romney to attack obama care the way he has. he himself mitt romney was in fact the first political voice to
healthcare reform bill. but i think that governor romney is finally making the pivot to making this a choice election. we know that the obama campaign has wanted to do that all along. i never did agree with the obama campaign or the romney campaign in trying to make this just a referendum on obama. that was never going to work. they're making the pivot now. i think governor romney has the opportunity in denver tomorrow night and in subsequent debates to bring this back that he's the guy who can fix the economy. if he does, he wins the election still. >> eliot: maybe. dave, jump in. >> the challenge whether it is on the economy dealing with immigration, whether it's dealing with healthcare, mitt romney has had several different positions so even if he takes a very clear position tomorrow night, that's going to be a different position from the one he took three months ago or three years ago. >> eliot: i also want to challenge the premise of your position. not that we're trying to jump on you from both sides. the public
clear to the american people what mitt romney and paul ryan's policies are on medicare healthcare. >> eliot: i think all that have is correct. but it runs a little deeper than that. there is a basic goodness to the american public. a sense of where mitt romney was going in the convection, the 47% video which incapsulated everything that the public didn't like. the public woke up and they ran away from him. >> the video reinforced what people felt in their gut. he was a man of the 1%, had offshore jobs and didn't feel for the americans. key, they want to make this on mitt romney, bain, and a man who has offshore--no, he wants to make this a referendum on obama's record. you're going to see that play out. it was trending toward becoming a referendum on mitt romney, the gilded age extremist. >> eliot: which was an easy win-- >> easier. >> eliot: until mitt romney succeeded with another etch-a-sketch. >> we are not sure which way it will go. president obama has a lot of small donors and he has called for public funding and overturning citizens united. the ads on the ground are mitt ro
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